- Our list of the best things to do in Niantic, Connecticut, features the top 320 nearby activities — including 143 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Niantic, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
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Birch Plain Creek Park is a natural wildlife preserve and saltwater wetlands managed by the local community. The park offers multiple hiking paths and is the home of many colorful waterfowl, making it a popular destination for birdwatchers.
Formed in 1995, the Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail is a partnership between museums and historic sites focusing on American Impressionism. The trail has a number of sites including art museums and studios, boarding houses and bucolic farms.
Affiliated with the MusicNow Foundation, Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe hosts a variety of live music, primarily of the folk, Americana, and independent rock genres. The cafe offers a full menu of food and drink, and hosts music programs.
Contract Art International, Inc. is an organization composed of technicians, artisans, engineers, artists, and craftspeople. The organization provides a wide variety of art that meets the specific needs of organizations and individuals.
Featuring a collection of artwork with American landscapes and themes, The Cooley Gallery regularly rotates different paintings in its three exhibitions. In addition to paintings, the gallery features jewelry, photography, sculpture, and pottery.